68 episodes

A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.

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    • Politics
    • 4.7, 4.2K Ratings

A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.

    Andrew Yang and Al Discuss Each Other

    Andrew Yang and Al Discuss Each Other

    Yang and Al Discuss, Among Other Things – Yang’s Past, the Future of Work, and the Present.

    • 54 min
    Fmr. DC and Philly Police Chief Charles Ramsey Talks Police Reform

    Fmr. DC and Philly Police Chief Charles Ramsey Talks Police Reform

    Al in conversation with the co-chair of Obama’s police reform commission.

    • 54 min
    Dahlia Lithwick on SCOTUS 2019-20 Term and Trump's Commutation of Roger Stone's 40-Month Sentence

    Dahlia Lithwick on SCOTUS 2019-20 Term and Trump's Commutation of Roger Stone's 40-Month Sentence

    Al and Dahlia discuss the Court's top decisions, including Bostock, which held that federal law prohibits employment discrimination agains LGBT workers, and whether Alito's dissent in that case was "very gay."

    • 55 min
    Epidemiologist Abdul El-Sayed Blames the Latest Covid Spikes on Guess Who?

    Epidemiologist Abdul El-Sayed Blames the Latest Covid Spikes on Guess Who?

    Al and Former Detroit Public Health Commissioner on the Mistakes Trump Keeps Making.

    • 56 min
    Democratic Election Lawyer Marc Elias Talks to Two Texas Teenagers About Winning Them the Right to Vote By Mail in November

    Democratic Election Lawyer Marc Elias Talks to Two Texas Teenagers About Winning Them the Right to Vote By Mail in November

    Recent high school graduate Rajit Gulhati contacted Al for guidance on how he and his friends could vote by mail. So, Al brought in Democratic super lawyer Marc Elias.

    • 56 min
    A Fourth of July Conversation with Thomas Jefferson

    A Fourth of July Conversation with Thomas Jefferson

    Al sits down with the author of the Declaration of Independence on the anniversary of our nation's birth

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
4.2K Ratings

4.2K Ratings

JaneElaine ,

Andrew Yang

I’m so glad Al finally had someone on the show who’s wonderful. Awesome interview!

bridget tighe ,

STILL A misogynistic politician

Rachel Maddow should be better rated EVERYDAY

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Great guest

Al has the best guests and he’s a great interviewer. I always learn something while being entertained.

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